The Different Types of Auto Tires

We present you with some explanations that will help you choose the tires that best adapt to the weather conditions. For further info, click here: firestone weathergrip review

Summer tires

You can drive with tires for the summer all year round, if the use of your vehicle, the travel and the climate of your geographical area allow it. It is important to have tires for the summer always in very good condition. In fact, if it rains or snows, the tire's performance for the summer is weaker, or even almost nil, if the wear is too great. However, a summer tire will perform very well on a dry surface and will have a very high grip.

Winter tires

It is recommended to mount tires for the winter from the month of November and until the month of March included. The use of winter tires, however, varies according to the use of your vehicle, the trips made and the climate of your location. It is very important to have winter tires always in very good condition, because worn winter tires will not be effective either on snow or on wet roads.

Recommends mounting 4 snow tires in order to increase the grip of your vehicle in winter, and recommends that you replace the winter tires from 3.5 mm deep in the tread patterns in order to conserve maximum grip on snowy floors. Finally, take note that fitting winter tires will significantly affect the behavior of your vehicle and its grip on dry pisco.

All Season Tires:

The all-season tire is a good compromise and if you use your vehicle in both summer and winter. It is a tire that obviously adapts to all types of tread, but remains a little "general". An all-season tire will not perform as well and its grip on a dry surface will not be as good as that of a summer tire. Its grip will also be less significant than that of a snow tire on a snowy surface. It is equally important to have tires in very good condition for all seasons so that they remain performing in all situations.

Run Flat or Pax Tires

The tires designated 'anti-puncture' are, following the manufacturers, for example Run Flat by Pirelli, RFT by Bridgestone or even Pax by Michelin, mandatory for certain vehicles that do not have spare wheels but only a puncture pump. If you choose an inappropriate type of tire, in the event of a burst, your rim is at risk of being damaged and the repair must be carried out at the place where the burst occurred. Note that the anti-puncture tire should allow you to drive to the nearest station at a reduced speed (80 km / h for about 200 km).

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